Before You Order
When you place your order, we will ship within 2 weeks of the order date.
We update our inventory on the website on Tuesday afternoons. If a particular breed shows up as “out of stock,” please check again after we have updated the inventory.
We cannot reserve chickens, even if the breed that you want is not currently available. If you would like to get 4-5 week old or 6-7 week old chickens from us, then you will need to place an order through our website for one or more of the breeds that we list as being available.
We will send you an email with shipping information when your order ships, but we will not contact you with shipping information prior to that.
Regardless of the shipping date, your credit card will be charged when you place your order because we do not have a way to delay payments.
Cuckoo Marans are known for their dark brown eggs and their “Cuckoo” barred plumage pattern.
Available at several different ages (see below). The hen in the photo shows how they look once they reach maturity.
Talk about a history lesson background: The Marans were developed in the French Commune of Marans. These is the place where they renamed the Temple of Saint-Etienne to the “Temple of Reason.” I guess it was the same reason that gave us the “Reign of Terror.”
The Marans breed was developed from fighting game chickens and improved by the introduction of Langshans. The Cuckoos are barred in feather pattern, but the barring is random or “Cuckoo”. They lay dark brown eggs.